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Amelie with her father - and her mother's ashes in the gnome

We could all do with amiable Amelie in our lives

There is something of a fairytale feel to Amelie - The Musical. Based upon the film of the same name, Amelia delves into the life...

Finalists announced for 2019 Helping it Happen Awards

Land-based member organisation Scottish Land & Estates has announced the finalists for its 2019 Helping It Happen Awards campaign. Now in its third year, the...

When Scottish steam drove the country forward

Scotland shaped the railway industry; the railway industry shaped Scotland. Respected photo journalist Keith Langston looks at the local and national contributors to Scottish locomotive...

Witty play coming to Glasgow’s Theatre Royal

Witty, razor sharp play What’s In A Name? is to play at Theatre Royal, Glasgow next month. Joining Joe Thomas, best known for his role...
The new Song of Ice Game of Thrones whiskies

Two new Game of Thrones Scotch whiskies on the way

Two new Game of Thrones whiskies are to be released - Johnnie Walker - A Song of Ice and Johnnie Walker - A Song of...

Scottish pork campaign launches for a new run

Scots are being encouraged to go on a dinnertime adventure with Specially Selected Pork. The meat is back in the spotlight this month as Quality...

WHISKY

ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT
SCOTLAND'S NATIONAL DRINK

Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

GlenWyvis: World’s first fully community owned distillery offers whisky lovers chance to buy shares

In 2015, former Army Air Corps helicopter pilot John McKenzie decided to bring whisky back to Dingwall after a 90 year absence. His idea was...
HRH Prince Charles with Ian Urquhart Signing First Cask at Benromach.

Former Gordon & MacPhail chief Ian Urquhart dies following an illness

Scotch whisky legend Ian Urquhart has died aged 76. The Moray based businessman died peacefully on 15 March after an illness, with his family by...
Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

Charles Maclean: Whisky writer launches new charity dram with his sons

Scotland's leading whisky writer Charles Maclean has launched a new dram - and every bottle sold will give at least one person clean water for...
Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

Me and My Dram, Tom Kitchin: ‘You have to be in the right moment to enjoy whisky, that’s the magic of it’

Following a rocky start, celebrity chef Tom Kitchin has fostered an enduring love for whisky, finds Morag Bootland. He sits down with us for the latest...
The first legal dram from the Outer Hebridean Isle of Harris, The Hearach offers an elegant single malt, with fruit and floral notes and a long, slightly smoky, finish.

Isle of Harris: Distillery releases four new batches of the long awaited Hearach whisky

Last year the first batches of the long awaited Isle of Harris whisky sold out in less than five hours – after more than 25,000...
Rosebank Distillery.

Rosebank Distillery: ‘King of the Lowlands’ ready to re-open with 100-year-old mill still used in whisky production

It was closed three decades ago in 1993, but now the ‘King of the Lowlands’, Rosebank Distillery is to reopen.  The historic distillery has been...